Getting Your Privacy Related Ideas Approved


Senior managers know (for the most part) that privacy is important, but many don’t understand privacy (see myriad of comments form CEOs from Ellison to Zuckerberg). FOr this reason, it can be tough to get your ideas past them. Core to any discussion is laying out the problem and the solution. Included in this is what the consequences and risks are. To assis, here are a few links to Harvard Business Review blog posts and articles, that you may find helpful. I employ these techniques myself when appropriate:

  1. How to Get Your Idea Approved
  2. Managing Yourself: How to Save Good Ideas
  3. Need Buy-In? Invite the Lions In (the comments for this blog post make for very interesting reading as well)
  4. Know Your Enemy: The People Who Block Buy-In (the comments for this blog post make for very interesting reading as well)

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